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Cabinet Approves New Measure To Slow Covid 19 Spread

Pubs, restaurants and nightclubs will close earlier.

Pubs, restaurants and nightclubs will have earlier closing hours from Thursday after Cabinet approved more measures aimed at reducing the spread of Covid.

Hospitality businesses will have to close at midnight in a row back from Government.

While people will be asked to work from home where possible from Friday.

A booster vaccine campaign for over 50s was also approved this morning.

While changes to close contact rules for households will see everyone in a home have to restrict movements for five days if there's a positive case in the home.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin told the Dáil the full suite of measures will be announced this evening:

 

 

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